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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

  • International Medical Press

Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

  • International Medical Press

NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

  • International Medical Press

Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

  • International Medical Press

NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

  • International Medical Press

£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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Fight against HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Russia
  • The Lancet
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Fight against HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Russia

Time to update strategies with scientific interventions

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Circ Cardiovasc Imaging
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HIV: CT demonstrates increase in incidental plaque, elevated stroke risk

CT scans reveal role of incidental carotid plaque in HIV-infected individuals.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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HIV: PN tied to 3-fold likelihood of other chronic pain disorders

Familiarity with chronic pain guidelines is essential when treating HIV-PN.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Infect Dis
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IDSA issues guidelines for chronic pain in HIV

Standardized screening is indicated for all PLWH.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Lancet HIV
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Single-tablet HIV regimen hits safety, efficacy targets

48-wk data from the phase 3 EMERALD trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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Pediatric HIV: medical care retention remains suboptimal

Greater efforts to ensure guideline-associated medical follow-up and care are needed.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
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HIV: improved PrEP uptake is key to reaching 2020 goals

PrEP alone in 25% of MSM prevented 30.7% of infections in this modeling study.

Almost 1 in 6 new HIV diagnoses in Europe are among older adults
  • Global Medical News
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Almost 1 in 6 new HIV diagnoses in Europe are among older adults

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said the findings suggest the HIV epidemic is evolving in new directions.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from AIDS
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HIV: HCV coinfection tied to 6-fold risk for liver-related mortality

Data from the UK collaborative HIV cohort study.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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HIV: about 1 in 5 MSM are immunocompromised at diagnosis

Targeted diagnosis, early treatment, and ongoing care are essential.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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CDC updates guidance on hormonal contraception and HIV

New MEC classification for DMPA indicates benefits outweigh risks in women at high risk for HIV.

  • Global Clinical Summaries
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New guidelines on chronic pain management in patients with HIV

Several pharmacological and nonpharmacological options exist.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Lancet HIV
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Once-daily raltegravir: an effective first-line option for HIV

Phase 3 data demonstrate noninferiority to twice-daily dosing.

New quality standard to encourage uptake of HIV testing
  • UK Medical News
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New quality standard to encourage uptake of HIV testing

Quality statements are expected to improve outcomes.